or


[05/27/14 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Puts FOX in Front
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/25/14):

FOX (6.577 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its coverage of the "NASCAR: Coca-Cola 600" (6.577 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1).

ABC (3.478 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was a distant second place with its second run mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.798 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3), another "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.690 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2), "Castle" (3.085 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "Motive" (2.340 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

Next up was NBC (2.312 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and the season finale of "American Dream Builders" (1.751 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) followed by new episodes of "Believe" (2.872 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and "Crisis" (2.877 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

And finally, CBS (3.792 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) closed out the evening with repeats of "60 Minutes" (5.933 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "The Good Wife" (2.771 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), another "The Good Wife" (2.692 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "The Mentalist" (3.773 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - American Dream Builders
-30.00% - Believe (vs. 5/4/14)
-30.00% - Crisis (vs. 5/4/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - Believe (vs. Smash)
+40.00% - Crisis (vs. Smash)
-20.00% - American Dream Builders (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-21.05% - NASCAR: Coca-Cola 600


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/26/13):

FOX (6.980 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) took home top honors on Sunday with its coverage of "NASCAR: Sprint Cup Racing from Charlotte" (6.980 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1).

ABC (2.963 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then claimed a distant second place with its all-repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.031 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3), "Wipeout" (2.946 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2), "Motive" (2.620 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "Rookie Blue" (2.256 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Next up was CBS (4.449 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) with its second run mix of "60 Minutes" (5.584 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.501 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "The Good Wife" (3.297 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "The Mentalist" (4.413 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

And finally, NBC (2.392 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) closed out the night with a rebroadcast of "The Voice" (2.388 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) followed by a new "Smash" (2.430 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and the finale of "Smash" (2.364 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Smash (vs. 5/11/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-9.52% - NASCAR: Sprint Cup Racing from Charlotte -28.57% - Smash - 10:00 (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat)) -54.55% - Smash - 9:00 (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [may 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/02/14 - 10:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "MasterChef," "American Ninja Warrior" Top Demos
FOX and NBC both share the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[09/01/14 - 10:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Big Brother"
The show's latest installment is the night's number one program among adults 18-49.

[09/01/14 - 10:00 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Saturday Night Football" Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/01/14 - 09:53 AM]
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Matches Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 26
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31.

[08/30/14 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split the Demo Crown
CBS then remains the most-watched network last night.

[08/30/14 - 08:52 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 for the Night in Adults 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 29.

[08/29/14 - 09:03 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory
CBS leads the night once again among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[08/29/14 - 07:35 AM]
BBC America's "Intruders" Pulls 1.223 Million Viewers
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/28/14 - 08:36 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Time Slot Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure and Is the #1 Show of the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 27.

[08/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's "Motive" Finale Is Up 13% to Tie a 10-Week High and Grows Over Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 27.

[08/28/14 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Puts CBS on Top in Demos
Plus: "America's Got Talent" helps NBC lead the night among total viewers.

[08/27/14 - 02:34 PM]
Finale of "Pretty Little Liars" Is the Summer's #2 Most-Tweeted Drama/Comedy Telecast, Behind Only Its Summer Premiere
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 by a Margin of 91% and by 65% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Win for NBC
The show's latest installment leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/14 - 08:32 AM]
Night 2 "Bachelor in Paradise" 2-Night Event Holds Steady from Night 1 In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.